Gang Green “Flashback Friday” – The Banner 15 show

The Gang turns into wanna-be rappers for this 1984 installment with the Celtics coming fresh off their 15th NBA Finals championship.  They break down all the highlights of the C’s-Lakers showdown, including Kevin McHale’s takedown of Kurt Rambis, ‘Tragic’ Johnson, the infamous “Heat Game” and beyond.  Stats does his best Michael Jackson to lend some musical rhythm...
Via Red's Army
August 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Kurt Rambis can be a perfect mentor for Kristaps Porzingis

One of the reasons the Knicks brought Kurt Rambis into town last season was to mentor first-year head coach Derek Fisher. New York wanted someone with head-coaching experience to share the bench with Fish, and Rambis' history with Phil Jackson obviously played a role.  Now, the second-year Knicks assistant has a new assignment, according to ESPN's Ian Begley: The Knicks selected...
Via Fox Sports
August 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Podcast: “Good Luck In The Hall Of Fame, Bastard!”

We're going Meta on the Razzball Pod!  Well, not really at all, I mean did you read the title?!  Grey and I chat about our thoughts on social media and the little bit of trouble it might cost Jared Cosart, go over the news from Spring across the MLB including the scoreless 18 innings from Taijuan Walker, then our kit-and-caboodle (does that mean main segment?): our favorite un...
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March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Painful Reality: Tanking is Probably Best Move For Wolves

The Minnesota Timberwolves have been defeated in 19 of their last 20 games. For math wizards, this is pretty close to losing 25% of the season in one fell swoop. Other than a terrific and exciting game on Wednesday vs. the Phoenix Suns, the Wolves have been exceedingly difficult to watch for a myriad of reasons that you are well aware of: Thaddeus Young has been a massive disappointment...
Via TWolves Blog
January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Dancing Kurt Rambis Impersonator Steals Show at Lakers Game

I’m not usually big on fans who dance wildly just so they can get themselves on the big screen, but there is always an exception. For me, that exception is this super Kurt Rambis fan who was at the Lakers-Pelicans game. He’s 100 percent committed to his role as Rambis—donning the old school uniform (with short shorts), wig and glasses. The fanny pack is kind of random, but...
Via Busted Coverage
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Julius Randle and girlfriend pose in front of Lakers’ trophies

Hopefully, somewhere down the line, Julius Randle will be able to add to the Lakers’ amazing collection of championship trophies. However, for now, he’ll just have to admire the achievements of previous Laker teams, and that’s exactly what the 19-year-old did earlier this week. Randle and his girlfriend Kendra Shaw had lunch with Lakers president Jeanie Buss, according to Shaw’s...
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November 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Knicks Talk: Hope For The Best But Prepare For The Worse

Change always brings a bit of optimism but it also brings an air of unpredictability and fear of the unknown. In the case of the NY Knicks, we’ve heard since Phil Jackson’s arrival that change was eminent as well as necessary in order for the franchise to re-capture its glory days but the Knicks do enter the season with a “rookie” head coach and a coaching staff unfamiliar...
Via TopSportsReport
October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Knicks Hire Jim Cleamons, Rasheed Hazzard, Brian Keefe, Joshua Longstaff For Coaching Staff

The New York Knicks added Jim Cleamons, Rasheed Hazzard and Brian Keefe and Joshua Longstaf to their coaching staff on Wednesday. Per team policy, terms of the deals will not be disclosed. Kurt Rambis will also serve as an assistant coach on Derek Fisher's staff.
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September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Knicks name four assistant coaches to Derek Fisher's staff

  The New York Knicks added four assistant coaches to first-year coach Derek Fisher's staff Thursday, hiring Jim Cleamons, Rasheed Hazzard, Brian Keefe and Joshua Longstaff. In July, the Knicks hired Kurt Rambis as associate head coach. The 64-year-old Cleamons, a former Knicks player, teamed with Knicks President Phil Jackson to win nine NBA titles as an assistant with the Chicago...
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September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Knicks add 4 assistant coaches

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Knicks added four assistant coaches to first-year coach Derek Fisher's staff Thursday, hiring Jim Cleamons, Rasheed Hazzard, Brian Keefe and Joshua Longstaff. In July, the Knicks hired Kurt Rambis as associate head coach. The 64-year-old Cleamons, a former Knicks player, teamed with Knicks President Phil Jackson to win nine NBA titles as an assistant with...
Via AP on Fox
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Kurt Rambis Named Associate Head Coach Of Knicks

Kurt Rambis has been named associate head coach of the New York Knicks. Rambis will be reunited with both Derek Fisher and Phil Jackson.
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July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Kurt Rambis Joins Knicks As Fisher’s Top Assistant

Another Laker bites the dust. Kurt Rambis will join Derek Fisher and Phil Jackson as the Knicks’ top assistant coach, according to New York Post. Rambis is set to make about $1.2 million per season for four years. Rambis was an assistant coach under Phil Jackson while Fisher was playing for the... The post Kurt Rambis Joins Knicks As Fisher’s Top Assistant appeared first on Hoops-Nation.
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July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers Rumors: Kurt Rambis accepts $4.8 million deal to become Derek Fisher’s lead assistant coach with Knicks

The Lakers’ bench continues to deplete. According to Marc Berman from the New York Post, Kurt Rambis has accepted an offer to become Derek Fisher’s lead assistant coach with the Knicks. The deal is for four years and is worth $1.2 million per season, according to Berman. All four years are guaranteed. Rambis returned to the Lakers last season after being hired to be an assistant...
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July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Kurt Rambis to join Knicks as assistant coach

The former Lakers turned Knicks personnel has continued, as ESPN New York is reporting that former Lakers assistant Kurt Rambis has signed on to be an assistant coach on Derek Fisher’s staff. Bouncing around the league throughout his career, Rambis spent a total of 12 seasons on the Lakers bench. Working alongside Phil Jackson, now […]
Via Full Scale Sports
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Knicks: Kurt Rambis Top Target for Fisher’s Assistant

The New York Knicks hired Derek Fisher to be their new head coach, despite the fact that he doesn’t have any sort of coaching experience on his resume. To help make up for that, the Knicks are targeting Kurt Rambis, a former NBA coach, to be Fisher’s top assistant, according to New York Post. The Knicks are reportedly offering Rambis $1.2-million per year, which would make him...
Via Standing O Sports
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

The greatest steal in Celtics Finals history that nobody talks about

We all know the holy trinity of clutch steals in Celtics playoff history.  Bird’s steal against Detroit in Game 5 of the 1987 Eastern Conference Finals.  Gerald Herderson’s pick-off of James Worthy’s lazy pass in Game 2 of the 1984 NBA Finals.  And of course, HAVLICEK STOLE THE BALL!!!!!!!  We could debate which ranks first out of those three but no doubt they were all...
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June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers Coaching Rumors: Kurt Rambis, Alvin Gentry, Byron Scott

The Los Angeles Lakers are taking their time in finding a replacement head coach for Mike D'Antoni, but it looks they have narrowed their search to three candidates according to Bleacher Report:Wiki Commons"(Kurt) Rambis also remains a favorite for the Lakers' head-coaching position, according to league sources. The Lakers have interviewed at least a half-dozen coaches, but sources...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Kurt Rambis “Favorite” to Land Lakers Job

The Lakers have intereviewed Byron Scott, Kurt Rambis and Alvin Gentry over the past few weeks and it appears as if it will come down to one of those three men. Initially, it sounded like Scott had the inside track, […]
Via The Kevin Burke Project
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers Focusing On Rambis, Gentry, Scott As Primary Head Coach Candidates

The Los Angeles Lakers have centered their head coaching search to Kurt Rambis, Alvin Gentry and Byron Scott, according to sources. Rambis is a probable candidate to become an assistant coach with Derek Fisher and the New York Knicks if he doesn't get the job. Rambis is close with Phil Jackson and has a strong relationship with Fisher. Rambis was previously head coach of the Minnesota...
Via RealGM
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Byron Scott has second interview with Lakers

Byron Scott met with the Los Angeles Lakers for the second time to discuss their head coaching vacancy, according to ESPN’s Chris Broussard. Along with Byron Scott, the Lakers have been in touch with Mike Dunleavy Sr., Kurt Rambis, Alvin Gentry and Lionel Hollins. Larry Brown and Scott Skiles are also on... The post Byron Scott Has Second Interview With Lakers appeared first on Hoops-Nation.
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June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

The Phil Jackson Coaching Tree has not been Pretty

The Phil Jackson Coaching Tree, via the NY PostNow if only the Knicks can find a way to add Kurt Rambis to the mix...Follow us on Twitter, Subscribe by Email, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return Home
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June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers Rumors: Kurt Rambis to join Derek Fisher’s staff with Knicks?

The Lakers’ bench is getting thinner by the day. Mike D’Antoni resigned as the team’s head coach at the end of April, a decision which followed the departure of his older brother Dan who left L.A. for the college ranks several days earlier. Now, it appears that Lakers legend Kurt Rambis could be on his way out of town, too. According to Howard Beck from Bleacher Report, newly...
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June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers News: LA interviews Kurt Rambis

The Los Angeles Lakers' coaching search continues as the playoffs are nearing their end and the draft and free agency are quickly on their way.  The latest name mentioned to be in contention for the job is Kurt Rambis, the former Lakers star who won four championships with the team as a player in the 1980's and two more titles as an assistant coach under Phil Jackson in 2002 and...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers Rumors: Derek Fisher, Kurt Rambis, Mike Dunleavy Sr. all unlikely to land coaching job?

It’s been one month since Mike D’Antoni resigned, yet the Los Angeles Lakers have yet to hire a replacement head coach. However, it doesn’t look like the team’s coaching search will end anytime soon. According to Kevin Ding from Bleacher Report, the Lakers’ quest to find a replacement “is nowhere near completion,” although that’s no surprise seeing as Mike Bresnahan...
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May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers Interview Kurt Rambis

The Lakers have interviewed Kurt Rambis for their head coaching vacancy, according to Dave McMenamin and Sam Amick. Rambis was the Lakers assistant general manager when Phil Jackson was first hired as the Lakers head coach. He then became an assistant coach under Jackson from 2001-04, where he won one... The post Lakers Interview Kurt Rambis appeared first on Hoops-Nation.
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May 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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